Reference Reporting System
NBRP Rat Japan is supplying biological resources to interested scientists without any charge for the animals, tissues or DNAs. In return, we kindly ask to all researchers, who received animals from our repository, to submit their published results of their work in the form to the right. Please enter the information on your publications that used resources obtained from us by either submitting the PubMed ID or the relevant data into the reference form on the right side of this text.

Please refer in your paper to the NBRP-Rat resource, which you received from us. The example often used is:

We are thankful to the National BioResource Project - Rat ( for providing rat strains (the strain name).
・Materials and Methods
(the strain name) rats were supplied by the National BioResource Project - Rat, Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan).

We would be grateful if you describe NBRP Rat No. in addition to the strain name.
Some publications in which animals or other biological materials from our resource center were used, are listed below:

Serikawa T, Mashimo T, Takizawa A, Okajima R, Maedomari N, Kumafuji K, Tagami F, Neoda Y, Otsuki M, Nakanishi S, Yamasaki K, Voigt B, Kuramoto T.
National BioResource Project-Rat and related activities.
Exp Anim. 2009 Jul;58(4):333-41.

Serikawa, T.
Colourful history of Japan's rat resources.
Nature 429:15, 2004.

Choose Your Rat.
Science,July 309:361, 2005.

Kashiwazaki N, Seita Y, Naoi K, Takizawa A, Kuramoto T, and Serikawa T
Generation of rat offspring derived from cryopreserved spermatozoa in Japanese National Bioresources.
Reprod Fertil Dev. 19(1):124-125, 2007.

Mashimo T, Voigt B, Tsurumi T, Naoi K, Nakanishi S, Yamasaki K, Kuramoto T, and Serikawa T
A set of highly informative rat simple sequence length polymorphism (SSLP) markers and genetically defined rat strains.
BMC Genet. 4;7:19, 2006.

Mashimo T, Voigt B, Kuramoto T, Serikawa T.
Rat Phenome Project: the untapped potential of existing rat strains.
J Appl Physiol. 98(1):371-9, 2005.
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